Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:30 am

Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages.  Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
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Lego Club

Saturday, September 23, 2017, 11:00 am

Open Lego Duplo block play time for children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers. 
Art all Night Shaw

Art All Night

Saturday, September 23, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join us for Art All Night, the overnight celebration of the arts! The Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library will be open from 7 p.m. to midnight. Join us for live performances, create your own paintings, crafts, games and other activities. Performances sponsored by Shaw Main Streets.
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I Made It Myself

Sunday, September 24, 2017, 2:00 pm

Simple arts and crafts for children ages 2-8.  
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English Conversation Circle

Monday, September 25, 2017, 10:00 am

Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. - 12 noon, Conference Room 1 A drop-in group for adult speakers of other languages to improve their oral skills in American English and gain more confidence in speaking. Participants should have at least a working knowledge of English.
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Adult Learning Lab

Monday, September 25, 2017, 4:00 pm

Skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Assessments on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tutoring on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.  Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. 
The Lego Book

Lego Challenge!

Monday, September 25, 2017, 4:00 pm

Come build your best Lego creation!   Lego pieces are small. Ages 5 and older please.
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UNCENSORED : Rayceen's Reading Room

Monday, September 25, 2017, 7:00 pm

Back by popular demand, Rayceen Pendarvis and Team Rayceen are going to bring an exciting and engaging evening of entertainment to kick off DC Public Library’s Banned Book Week.
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Adult Learning Lab

Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 10:00 am

The Adult Learning Lab will be from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Tutoring on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.  Assessments on Wednesdays.   
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Pop of the Tots

Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 10:00 am

Dance party for babies and toddlers up to age 5.  Experience popular music, motion, dance, and try different instruments. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program. For groups of 8 or more, please call 202-727-0971 to schedule a special session. We will not meet on 08/08 or 08/15.

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